Daily Guide 22 September 2023 || Scripture Union Devotional
SCRIPTURE UNION DAILY GUIDE 22ND SEPTEMBER 2023 DEVOTIONAL
Read and Meditate on Today’s Daily Guide Devotional for 22 September 2023. May the Lord bless you as you study!
Today’s Topic: The Nature of the Resurrection Body
Opening Prayer: Dear Lord, I pray that you order my steps today through your word as I meditate on it.
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:35 – 50
Question(s) for Reflection
• Q 4: Is there any promise for me to believe or hope for?
• Q 7: What truth is God revealing to me in this passage?
Scripture Union Daily Guide 22 September 2023 Outline:
Notice the objections people raise with respect to the resurrection: “How are the dead raised?”; “With what kind of body will they come?” (v.35). The Apostle Paul uses an illustration from nature to respond to these questions. A seed must fall into the ground and die before the plant can come forth (v.36). God mysteriously gives a different body to each kind of seed that is sown (vs.37, 38). Animals have different bodies and there are also earthly and heavenly bodies. Each has its own glory, and each differs from the other, including the sun, moon, and stars (v.41).
Read vs.42-44 and notice the differences between our current body and the body we will receive in the resurrection. Our current body is perishable, dishonoured, weak, and natural (ESV). At the resurrection, we will take on the supernatural body, which is enduring, glorious and powerful. It will be like the post-resurrection body of our Lord (see John 20:26; Luke 24:30-31). The new body is the only kind that can endure the life that lies ahead of believers. Our present flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of God (v.50).
And So: Memorize 1 Corinthians 15:49 and thank God for the assurance that, ‘we shall bear the likeness of the man from heaven’.
• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?
Offer a prayer of faith in line with John 14:27
One-Year Bible Reading Plan
Isaiah 40, 41; Job 10; Psalms 119:73‐88.
NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN FOR 22ND SEPTEMBER 2023
PRAYER FOCUS: ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS START TODAY
“…Men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom…”. Acts 6:3
THANK GOD FOR:
►All Advisory committee members, for His grace they’ve been enjoying
►Journey mercies and peace as they travel to Camp of Hope for their meetings
►God to breathe over each meeting, granting wisdom to the Chairmen and members.
►SU work to soar significantly as a result of this weekend’s Advisory Committee meetings.